French Canadian

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

While this drink possesses a nice "whisky bite," says Sean Muldoon, its floral fruitiness makes it a great introduction to the spirit. If you can't find crème de mûre, substitute crème de cassis (black-currant liqueur), which has a similar berry flavor.

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  1. Ice
  2. 2 ounces Canadian whisky
  3. 1/2 ounce crème de mûre (blackberry liqueur)
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  5. 1/4 ounce cane syrup or Rich Simple Syrup
  6. 4 dashes of absinthe
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into a chilled rocks glass.